Gramercy Tavern's Old Orleans Recipe

Gramercy Tavern's Old Orleans Recipe

[Photo: Maryse Chevriere]

Cider is a fall staple, and in this recipe from Gramercy Tavern it appears in the form of a Lillet-like apéritif from Vermont-based Eden Ice Cider.

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  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 3 minutes
  • Total time:3 minutes


  • 2 ounces Eden "Orleans" apéritif cider
  • 1/2 ounce Laird's bonded apple brandy
  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 1/4 ounce orange curaçao
  • 2 dashes Fee Bros. whiskey barrel aged bitters


  1. 1.

    Chill an old-fashioned glass. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add aperitif cider, apple brandy, maraschino liqueur, orange curaçao, and bitters. Stir until very cold, about 15 seconds. Strain into the prepared glass.